1. rat's-tail cactus commonly cultivated tropical American cactus having slender creeping stems and very large showy crimson flowers that bloom for several days
  2. razorback hog a mongrel hog with a thin body and long legs and a ridged back; a wild or semi-wild descendant of improved breeds; found chiefly in the southeastern United States
  3. Inside Passage a naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska
  4. trade stoppage a government order imposing a trade barrier
  5. red-streaked having red stripes
  6. Northwest Passage a water route between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean along the northern coast of North America; Europeans since the 16th century had searched for a short route to the Far East before it was successfully traversed by Roald Amundsen (1903-1906)
  7. birdseed grass Canary Islands grass; seeds used as feed for caged birds
  8. side pocket a pocket on the side of a billiard table
  9. radioisotope a radioactive isotope of an element
  10. right stage the part of the stage on the actor's right as the actor faces the audience
  11. roadside edge of a way or road or path
  12. rootstalk a horizontal plant stem with shoots above and roots below serving as a reproductive structure
  13. rootstock root or part of a root used for plant propagation
  14. Turdus torquatus European thrush common in rocky areas
  15. ladies' tobacco North American perennial propagated by means of runners
  16. road surface the paved surface of a paved roadway
  17. white pages a telephone directory or section of a directory (usually printed on white paper) where the names of people are listed alphabetically along with their telephone numbers
  18. Cotes de Provence a wine from southeastern France on the Mediterranean coast
  19. heartstrings your deepest feelings of love and compassion
  20. destabilise become unstable

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